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How to Make a Bong out of a Plastic Bottle

You want to learn how to make a bong out of a bottle?  All you have to do is follow these super simple steps. For this guide, we will build a gravity bong because they get you as high as possible with small amounts of weed.

This content is for medicinal or recreational LEGAL PURPOSES ONLY, therefore I AM NOT posting content pertaining to illegal activities. I am not liable for any harm done to you or others as this content is for educational purposes only. If you are going to make your own bong, please be safe and never inhale vapors from plastic or other harmful materials.


Regular size (32 or 24oz) Gatorade bottle – Any plastic bottle should work. I highly prefer gatorade though.






Container or Bucket filled with water that can fit bottle inside


Needle or something that can poke small hole into plastic


Any Bong Bowl -or- Small Metal Socket (metal socket maybe hazardous to health depending on grade of steel)


If you don’t have a bowl and don’t want to use a socket you can get a gravity bong bowl which works well because they can just slide right into the mouth hole of the bottle. (step 1, 2, and 3 are not needed). They are made of medical grade steel so no worries health wise!  more info here



How to Make a Bong out of a Bottle:

1.Use the needle to poke a small hole into the center of the cap.

(x marks the spot to place the hole)

how to make a bong out of a bottle

2.Use lighter to heat up that hole so it can stretch during step 3 (step 3 must be done immediately after this). Make sure you are in a well ventilated area so you do not inhale plastic smoke

(If you heat up the cap too much the whole thing will turn to goo)

(If you don’t heat up the cap enough then the bowl will not make it through the plastic)


3. Push the bowl through the cap. The cap will conform to the shape of the bowl. And the hole will stretch open.

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4. Burn off excess plastic if the hole did not stretch all the way around.


Once you have done this it should look similar to the one below:

(Make sure there is an airtight seal)


5. Now use your lighter to melt 2 pencil width holes in the bottom of the bottle.



(Make holes a little bigger than this if you notice that it drains too slowly)

-Experiment to find what works best. It’s only a $2 bottle!-


6. Fill up the bucket with water up to about where the Gatorade bottle is just fully submerged.


Congratz!!!!!!! You now know how to make a great bong

How to use Gravity Bong/Waterfall

Now that you have learned how to make a bong out of a bottle, we can finally get high with it!

1.Pack the bowl or socket full of weed and screw on the cap.


2.Light the bowl or socket while simultaneously pulling the bottle all the way out of the water.


3.Let 85% of the water drain out while making sure all the weed gets burned by torching it if necessary

4.Screw off the cap and place your mouth over the opening where the cap screws on.

(If all the water drains out before you get your mouth onto the opening then dip the bottle into the water and suck in a small amount)


(too much water and you will get a mouthful)

(not enough water and it will be dry and harsh)

5.Suck in the smoke.

6. Repeat steps 1-5 until baked. 🙂


Glass vs Plastic

I know many people who refuse to smoke out of plastic. It’s not the ideal choice and can leach chemicals into the smoke or effect the taste of each hit.

If that bothers you, don’t let that stop you from being able to smoke out of a gravity bong. These bongs are great at giving you a hard hitting smoking experience. The Gravitron is all glass and regarded by many as the best commercial gravity bong out there!

Gravitron 2013 (2)_0


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